Music: Carnatic Veena Duo

Time:05:30 pm

When and Where

Date:02 September 2015
Time:06:30 pm
Organizer: ICCR
Location: London

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Emani Kalyani Lakshminarayan & Padmini Pasumarthy

‘Vidushi’, ‘Veena Paani’, Vidwanmani Smt Emani Kalyani Lakshminarayana hails from the family of noted Vainikas from Andhra Pradesh in India. She imbibed the intricate techniques of playing Veena from her illustrious father Mahamahopadhyaya Padmashri (Late) Sri. Emani Shankara Sastry. She has been a child prodigy, performing from the age of 13. Under her Father’s (Guru’s ) tutelage, she learnt all the complicated nuances and honed her skills.She accompanied her father and earned appreciation from Music stalwarts in the Music . A top Graded Artiste of All India Radio, Smt.Kalyani is a regular broadcaster of AIR and Doordarshan Kendras, featuring in the National Programmes of Music, Radio Sangeet Sammelan festivals. Since the last 40 years she has been giving concerts in countries like the Her exquisite tonal quality and versatility are her magical hallmarks. She has trained numerous students across the world sharing the intricacies of Emani style of Veena playing. She will be accompanied by her daughter and disciple .

Smt.Padmini Pasumarthy, is the 5th generation Veena player of her enlightened Musical family. Mrs.Padmini is a multifaceted Artiste who has earned popularity not only in the field of music as a Vocalist and regular Veena player, but also as a Radio Presenter, Voice-Over Artiste,Event Manager and as a Business French lecturer. She has performed several concerts independently and with her guru.

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